Munich, christmas

In Munich for work over Thanksgiving, I stopped by the Christmas Market. No sign of the feuerzangenbowle that was such a highlight of last year’s trip to Braunschweig’s Christmas Market, or even any half-meter sausages. But I like this picture. … Continue reading

Back to Moab

It’s 15 years I think since I first visited Moab. On that first trip, with a friend from grad school, I hiked the Confluence Overlook trail in Canyonlands, and saw Delicate Arch and Landscape Arch in Arches. This weekend saw … Continue reading

Oh My God Road

Little trip to Central City and then on to Idaho Springs via the Oh My God Road (actual name: Virginia Canyon Road). It’s a nice drive on a good dirt road past numerous old mines and several semi-abandoned small settlements. … Continue reading

Merseyside

Quick trip over to West Kirby in the Wirral yesterday. An oddity here is that the tide goes out a long way, and there are three islands (one big enough to have houses) that you can walk out to at … Continue reading